Governor Signs $7 Billion State Operating Budget

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Governor Signs $7 Billion State Operating Budget

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed the $7.086 billion New Mexico state budget for Fiscal Year 2020, delivering transformational investments in public education; essential funding increases for early childhood education and intervention; substantial and creative boosts to the state’s economic development and workforce initiatives; four hundred million for roadway infrastructure across the state; and across-the-board pay increases for state employees and judges.

Key Senate Panel Adjusts State Spending Plan By ANDREW OXFORD aoxford@sfnewmexican.com A key Senate committee unveiled 123 different changes Monday to a $7 billion state budget approved by the House of Representatives, tweaking proposed raises for school

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Key Senate Panel Adjusts State Spending Plan

By ANDREW OXFORD
aoxford@sfnewmexican.com

A key Senate committee unveiled 123 different changes Monday to a $7 billion state budget approved by the House of Representatives, tweaking proposed raises for school teachers, funding for a marquee economic development program and plans to bring back soccer at the University of New Mexico.